Top News Headlines of 07 March 2015


Major Events and Top News Headlines of 7th March 2015:

  • Saina Nehwal dazzled twice in a span of 17 hours on the All England centre court, demolishing two Chinese stars to waltz into her maiden final also the first by an Indian woman on Saturday.
  • Sanjay Khurana, a spinal surgeon, was just about done with a golf game near his home in Los Angeles on Thursday morning when a WWII-era plane crash landed in the green.
  • Delhi may draw favourable comparisons with smog-hit Beijing every now and then but the latter has beaten Delhi in addressing air pollution, a Greenpeace analysis released on Saturday said.
  • PM Narendra Modi’s Colombo visit, Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremasinghe threw a spanner in the works by asserting the right to shoot Indian fishermen if they intruded into Lankan waters.
  • Delhi Police has registered 300 FIRs of rape in the first two months of this year.
  • On the eve of International Women’s Day , chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, appealed to all men in Delhi to make the city safe for women.
  • Crime branch arrested four fake currency suppliers, with Rs 6.25 lakh fake notes on Wednesday. The notes were in the denominations of Rs 1,000, and were trafficked in India via Bangladesh.
  • Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit’s political secretary, Pawan Khera, has denied allegations of issuing any recommendation letter to a man for a job in NMDC.
  • Jitendra Raghvanshi, a theatre personality and former head of the foreign languages department of Agra University and artist of Agra theatre dies of swine flu.
  • The Noida Toll Bridge Company Ltd (NTBCL) has announced that the DND Flyway would be toll free for 24 hours for women drivers on the occasion of International Women’s Day on Sunday.
  • Former finance minister P Chidambaram on Saturday said the Congress led UPA lost the 2014 polls owing to a stimulus package announced in 2008-09 to pep up the economy in the wake of the global recession.
  • The government stands to gain an additional Rs.12,600 crore on day three of the coal block auction on Saturday.
  • Gurgaon received only 50% of the resources generated by the Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA) and charges paid by developers during the erstwhile Bhupinder Singh Hooda government, the latest white paper on Haryana’s economy has revealed.
  • Congress parliamentarian Captain Amarin der Singh’s grandson, Angad Singh, married Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh’s daughter, Aprajita Kumari, at a grand function in New Delhi on Saturday.
  • The Uttar Pradesh government is set to launch before March-end a financial scheme of up to Rs 10 lakh for acid attack survivors.
  • India is working closely with China and other Asian countries in setting the agenda for the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction (DRR) that will replace the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) at the UN’s conference on DRR starting next week in Sendai, Japan.
  • In a first of-its-kind tour for widows of Vrindavan, the Archaeological Survey of India(ASI) will take them on a guided tour to the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort on International Women’s Day.
  • Former Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi on Saturday announced that his newly floated Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) party would contest at least 125 assembly seats in the elections due later this year.
  • Kerala assembly speaker G Karthikeyan died at a Bengaluru hospital, where he had been undergo ing liver cancer treatment , on Saturday morning.
  • Pakistan have defeated South Africa by 29 runs (D/L) to record their first win over the Proteas in World Cups. Sarfraz Nawas is named Man of the Match.
  • The green baize game of snooker, played with multi-coloured balls, has been short-listed among three sports to be included in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
  • Pravin Togadia has been banned for a week from entering Udupi district of Karnataka for the `Hindu Samjotsava’ rally to be held on March 9.
  • The manager of ICICI Bank’s Vasai branch has been arrested in a cheating and forgery case involving over Rs 10 crore.
  • Germany on Friday became the latest and most significant country so far to commit to improving the representation of women on corporate boards, passing a law that requires some of Europe’s biggest companies to give 30% of supervisory seats to women beginning next year.
  • ISIS militants have destroyed ancient remains of the 2,000-year-old city of Hatra in northern Iraq.
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